Ballroom & Latin dance classes

A family run business established over 50 years providing the highest quality teaching in Ballroom and Latin American dancing in Newcastle under Lyme and Stoke on Trent.

Come join our Ballroom and Latin American dance classes to be introduced to the wide varity of popular dance types and styles, such as Waltz, Salsa, Foxtrot, Cha Cha and Rumba One. These classes are aimed at the complete beginner, intermediate and advanced students. You will have fun learning the basic steps for each dance and increase your choreography and dancing skills.

Ballroom & Latin Timetable

Class Day Time
NEW Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Thursday 8.30
NEW Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Tuesday 7.00
NEW Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Sunday 6.45
Adult Intermediate Ballroom & Latin Tuesday 8.00
Adult Intermediate Ballroom & Latin Thursday 7.00
Adult Improvers Ballroom & Latin Thursday 8.00
Beginners Easy Sequence Sunday 6.30
Popular Easy Sequence Sunday 8.00
Kids Beginners Ballroom & Latin Friday 4.45
Kids Improvers Ballroom & Latin Friday 5.00
Ballroom & Latin

Waltz

This is the most elegant and romantic of all the ballroom dances. Danced to a 3/4 time, the Waltz glides gently across the floor. It is easy for beginners to learn and is a great choice for the ‘First Dance’ of any wedding celebration.

Foxtrot

It is a smooth combination of slow and quick beats danced in a 4/4 rhythm. A very popular dance, perfect for social dancing to the Big Band sounds.

Tango

A strong, powerful dance with a staccato action. Tango is the only smooth dance with no regular rise and fall. Tango music is dramatic.

Quickstep

The dance emerged in England in the 1920’s, and grew out of the Foxtrot craze. It is a high energy, quick paced and lively, danced with joyful rhythms.

Rumba

Slow and romantic, the Rumba is the most sensual of the latin dances. The Rumba is referred to as the ‘Dance of Love’. It has a slower rhythm than the other Latin dances, making it a great introduction for beginners to Latin music and body movement.

Cha Cha

A spicey, upbeat Latin dance that remains one of the most popular dances today. Versatile and lively, it can be danced to many different styles of music from disco music to authentic cha cha.

Samba

Originally from Brazil, is always fun to dance. Samba is both a challenge in its rhythmic patterns and a physical workout.

Jive

This is one of the many different forms of the ‘Swing’ dances such as Jitterbug, East Coast Swing and Lindy Hop. It is a high energy dance with fast music.

Salsa

An exciting, sexy and fun dance which developed came from the Mambo in Cuba in the 1950’s. Extremely popular around the world today.

LeRoc Modern Jive

A Jive dance sensation which is extremely popular all over the UK. It can be danced to all types of music from the 50’s to present day disco.

Social Easy Sequence

Such as Rumba One, Melody Foxtrot, Square Tango, Emmerdale Waltz, Mayfair Quickstep, Sally Ann Cha Cha.

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Email: kevin@fordsdance.co.uk Tel: 01782 616036

Mobile 07789 154432
Visit our studios:
Garden Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 1BW